Here's the Plan

chris barnard at sam lee gallery!
Photos: Courtesy of Sam Lee Gallery

Roses are red, violets are blue, winter is here, what the heck shall we do?

Full Spectrum Dominance
Emerging L.A. artist Chris Barnard explores the relationship between landscape painting and sociopolitical concerns in his new large-scale oil works.
Why: Bigger is better.
When: Thru Mar. 13. Reception, Sat., 6-9 p.m. Wed.-Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Sam Lee Gallery, 990 N. Hill St., b/t Bernard St. & Gin Ling Way, Chinatown (323-227-0275).

Bright Star
Poet John Keats romances girl-next-door Fanny Brawne in filmmaker Jane Campion’s swoon-worthy period piece.
Why: Ode to a tearjerker.
When: Tues.
Where: Online at

Saving the Season
Learn how to make winter citrus marmalade in this free demo from canning enthusiast Kevin West and owner of Bee Green Farms, Bettina Birch.
Why: To can or not to can? No longer a question.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Surfas, 8777 W. Washington Blvd., b/t National Blvd. & Helms Ave., Culver City (310-559-4770).

Mona Moore End-of-Season Sale
Find Dries Van Noten, Pierre Hardy, Marni, Haider Ackermann, and others, then buy one item at half off, two at 60 percent, or three at 70.
Bootsy callings.
Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
1112 Abbot Kinney Blvd., b/t Westminster Ave. & Aragon Ct., Venice (310-452-4070).

Brentwood Country Mart Semiannual Sale
What: Sugar Paper, Selima et Benjamin Optique, Calypso Home, Turpan, Marie Mason Apothecary, and the rest of the gang up to half off for the rest of the month.
Why: Your kind of drive through the Country side.
When: Thru Jan. 31. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 225 26th St., San Vicente Blvd., Santa Monica.

Photo: Courtesy of Sam Lee Gallery

Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th St
@ San Vicente Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90049
Sam Lee Gallery
990 N Hill St
bt Bernard St & Gin Ling Way
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Surfas Restaurant Supply and Gourmet Food
8777 W Washington Blvd
bt National Blvd & Helms Ave
Culver City, CA 90232
1112 Abbot Kinney Blvd
bt Westminster Ave & Aragon Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90291